Aldh1a3 encodes the human gene, Aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family member A3. It may also be known as: Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 1 member A3; Aldehyde dehydrogenase 6; Retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 3; RALDH-3; RalDH3; Aldehyde dehydrogenase family 1 member A3 ; ALDH1A6; ALDH6; MCOP8; aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family, member A3. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 512 and a mass of 56.1 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. Aldh1a3 is a member of the Aldehyde dehydrogenase family. Homologs of this gene exist in other organisms, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.